Amazon openly backs employee marijuana use and legalization of the drug

U.S. 06/03/21, 15:29

E-commerce and technology giant Amazon, as reported in an official statement, is supporting new federal legislation to legalize marijuana and has pledged not to test some of its workers for certain drugs. In a posting on its website Tuesday, June 1, addressed primarily to its employees, Amazon Consumer Chief Dave Clark ...

Amazon seeks to conceal that 75% of the products it sells are Chinese

U.S. 05/28/21, 16:37

As the Senate discusses the possibility of implementing legislation that would force online retailers to label the origin of their products, web giant Amazon, along with other major retailers, continue to lobby to abort the bill, given that most of its revenue comes from selling products manufactured under the Chinese ...

Amazon joins pro-vaccination campaigns and will pay its employees to get vaccinated

News 05/14/21, 16:18

Amazon recently announced that it would give a cash incentive to those employees who choose to get vaccinated. After agreeing with the White House, they join other popular firms, participating in propaganda campaigns promoting vaccination against the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Virus through discounts on their services and advertising on ...

Autistic 4-year-old boy ordered over $2,600 popsicles online at Amazon

Inspired Stories 05/07/21, 05:27

Noah Bryant, a 4-year-old animation fan from Brooklyn, spent nearly $3,000 on non - refundable SpongeBob SquarePants Popsicles—from Amazon. Noah, a "truly adorable" SpongeBob fan, "managed to purchase $2,618.85 worth" of the pop-pelgangers from Amazon, according to the crowdfunding page, and "had them sent to his Auntie's home." Since Amazon won't allow ...

Amazon’s creepy way to pay: Identify your shoppers’ veins

U.S. 05/03/21, 16:14

In a suspicious and even creepy way to further appropriate the biometric data of its buyers, the giant company Amazon offers its customers to scan the veins in their hands to deduct the value of purchases from their bank accounts. The system is based on the fact that the "palm is ...

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos required to hand over documents related to conservative censorship

Politics 03/13/21, 09:38

Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee are asking Amazon to answer to allegations of “systemic viewpoint-based discrimination” against conservative viewpoints. The House Judiciary Committee formally required Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos provide any and all correspondence associated with instances of alleged censorship of conservative viewpoints. “Big Tech, including Amazon, is engaged in systematic ...

The purge: Twitter, Amazon target QAnon supporters

2022 Campaign 01/12/21, 05:39

As part of a massive purge targeting President Donald Trump's supporters and conservatives, the big tech companies took another step to suppress free speech by targetting the QAnon movement. Twitter on Monday, Jan. 11, said that it had removed more than 70,000 accounts that shared "QAnon-associated content" following the protest at ...

DOJ sues former first lady adviser for breaching nondisclosure in her book

U.S. 10/15/20, 02:54

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has sued a disgruntled former adviser to the first lady for money she made from selling her new book because it breached confidentiality. The DOJ recently launched a legal action to overturn any profit obtained from Stephanie Winston Wolkoff's hardcover book, "Melania and Me: The Rise ...

Antitrust: CEOs of Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple to testify before Congress

U.S. 07/03/20, 14:01

The CEOs of Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple have pledged to testify before the House Judiciary Committee, which is continuing its inquiry into allegations that these large companies dominate the online advertising market, Fox News confirmed. The move has the support of both the Republicans and Democrats, in addition to British ...

Jeff Bezos loses world’s richest person title to Bill Gates

Business 10/25/19, 14:13

While facing threats from President Donald Trump to cancel federal agencies from subscribing The Washington Post, Jeff Bezos is also dealing with an Amazon stock plunge, which costs him the world’s richest man title. Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, saw his net worth fall by $5.9 billion to about $106.3 ...

President Trump and world leaders arrive in Biarritz, France for the G7 summit

World 08/25/19, 05:19

World leaders have gathered in Biarritz, France, along the Atlantic coast, to commence this year’s G-7 summit. President Trump arrived on Saturday, Aug. 24, along with First Lady Melania Trump. They were greeted by French President Emmanuel Macron. The Group of Seven, which include heads of state from the United States, ...

Peru’s military tries to curb illegal gold mining in Amazon

America 05/16/19, 00:01

By day, Peruvian police and soldiers search for and destroy equipment used by illegal gold miners in a part of the Amazon rainforest where mining has transformed once-dense foliage into a desert pocked with dead trees and toxic pools. As night falls, they play cards and soccer, call family from ...

Trump signs memorandum to stem counterfeit goods trafficking

Politics 04/03/19, 10:26

President Donald Trump is signing a presidential memorandum aimed at curbing what the administration is calling the "Wild West" of online trafficking in counterfeit goods. The memorandum is aimed at stopping the sale of counterfeit products on sites like Amazon, Ebay and China's e-commerce leader, Alibaba. Peter Navarro directs the White House ...

Governor: No reason to think Amazon might reconsider plan

New York 03/01/19, 16:00

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that his efforts to get Amazon back on board with a New York headquarters have not worked and that he doesn't want the failed Amazon deal to drive other companies away. The Democratic governor said in a radio interview that he has spoken to Amazon executives ...

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